Intel ships 50 million Tiger Lake processors

Intel has now delivered fifty million processors of the Tiger Lake generation announced last year. The chip company supplied more laptop processors in the past quarter, but their average price fell.

The 10nm production of the Tiger Lake processors is going better than expected and fifty million processors of the generation have now been delivered. The chip company announced this when it published its quarterly figures. Intel introduced Tiger Lake in September last year. The processors have Willow Cove cores manufactured on 10nm++ and GPUs based on the Xe architecture.

In the second half of the year, Intel expects to ship several million processors of the Alder Lake generation and Meteor Lake is on track to appear in 2023. Alder Lake is the successor to Rocket Lake on desktop and Tiger Lake in laptops, and will consist of a combination of frugal and powerful cores. Intel makes Meteor Lake at 7nm.

Intel’s revenue from laptop processors rose 15 percent in the quarter compared to last year. This was mainly due to a significant increase in deliveries. The average price of the delivered laptop chips fell by 17 percent. According to Intel, this is because it now has more ‘small core’ products in its processor range. The company is probably referring to the arrival of the Jasper Lake Pentiums and Celerons at the beginning of this year. Those are cheap dual-cores and quad-cores that find their way into budget laptops and notebooks for the education market.

Sales from desktop processors increased by 11 percent, but here again the average price fell by 5 percent. The total turnover of Intel’s Client Computing Group amounted to 10.1 billion dollars, or 8.58 billion euros. That is 6 percent more than in the same period last year. The Data Center Group’s quarterly revenue declined 9 percent to $6.5 billion.